Digitivalva heringi (Klimesch, 1956)

mine

Large, full depth, very transparent blotch. Frass grains in dispersed groups. The larva makes several mines. Pupation outside the mine.

hostplants

Astraceae, monophagous

Inula aschersoniana.

phenology

Larvae observed end May.

distribution within Europe

Macedonia.

larva

Uniformly light green with light brown head.

pupa

In a whitish, oval, wide-meshed cocoon at the leaf underside, against the base of the midrib (Klimesch, 1956b).

references

Gaedike & Baldizzone (2008a), Hering (1957a), Klimesch (1956b)

mod 25.xi.2018